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From the London Theatre: Extracts from ‘As You Like It’

Synopsis
Radio programme featuring extracts from plays in current production at London’s theatres. In this episode, scenes from Robert Atkins’s production of Shakespeare’s comedy for the Open Air Theatre, Regent’s Park, London, are performed by members of the Open Air Theatre Company.
Series
From the London Theatre
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
9 Jul 1936 at 18:55 (Channel: BBC National Programme)
Duration
20 mins
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Director
Robert Atkins
Writer
William Shakespeare

Additional Details

Theatre company
Open Air Theatre Company
Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
As You Like It
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
No cast credits are given for this broadcast. The cast at the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre included Margaretta Scott as Rosalind, Jane Cain as Celia, Baliol Holloway as Jaques, Leslie French as Touchstone and Gyles Isham as Orlando.
History
Episode 40 in the series.
Figures
There were four performances of the play at Regents Park, London, where the production premiered on July 17, 1936.
Reviews
Source: BBC Programme Records 1936, The Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Record Stats

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